Herb latin name: Arisaema peninsulare

Synonyms: Arisaema angustatum peninsularae

Family: Araceae (Arum Family)

Description of the plant:


15 cm
(6 inches)

Medicinal use of Arisaema peninsulare:

None known

Known hazards of Arisaema peninsulare:

The plant contains calcium oxylate crystals. These cause an extremely unpleasant sensation similar to needles being stuck into the mouth and tongue if they are eaten but they are easily neutralized by thoroughly drying or cooking the plant or by steeping it in water.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.